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LexisNexis® RiskView™ Liens & Judgments Report Delivers New Confidence for Home Mortgage Lenders and Limits Risk

In the face of credit bureaus’ new restrictions on reporting liens and judgments, LexisNexis Risk Solutions provides access to detailed and reliably linked data LexisNexis® Risk Solutions announced the broad availability of LexisNexis® RiskView™ Liens & Judgments Report, which provides lenders with detailed, reliable data for making credit decisions. The new, robust data report, which relies on LexisNexis Risk Solutions ... Read More »

Forrester Report: A Secure Blockchain Will Transform Security and Risk Management

Secure Payments, Cryptocurrencies, Anti-Money Laundering, Identity Verification Demand New, Distributed, And Tamper-Evident Transaction Databases Forrester Research has recently issued their latest report on the above topics which should be of high interest to our members.  Compliance (KYC, Anti-Money Laundering), identity management (authentication and verification), will be key components in any blockchain transactions. Here are some of the Key Takeaways: Tougher ... Read More »

Equifax Announces Senior Leadership Changes

Leverages Internal Executive Talent to Continue to Deliver Unparalleled Value to Customers, Consumers & Shareholders Equifax Inc. (NYSE:  EFX), announced the realignment of some of its key senior leadership roles. The repositioning of its executive bench is in line with the company’s strategy of empowering its management team to take on broader responsibilities that bring new insights to its business ... Read More »

ALTERNATIVE MEETS CLASSICS IN CREDIT RISK MANAGEMENT AT THE CREDITINFO GLOBAL FORUM 2017

The Creditinfo Global Forum is a top-level international meeting point for lenders, credit risk management professionals and institutions, who aim to facilitate access to finance. The global conference is designed to meet the expectations of those, who are looking for inspiration, innovation, contacts and modern solutions to improve credit risk management and facilitate financial inclusion. Learn how others are tackling the challenges ... Read More »

Creditreform AG Invests in DATAlovers AG

Investment and partnership is to support Creditreform’s core business with Big Data and Artificial Intelligence solutions.  Joint development of new analytical solutions is to be anticipated.    At the recent shareholders meeting of DATAlovers AG, Creditreform AG became an investor the company.  The amount of the investment and terms were not disclosed Creditreform’s management board member Siebo Woydt commented:  “DATAlovers ... Read More »

China Cybersecurity and Data Protection Laws: Changes to Become Effective June 1, 2017

China’s new Cybersecurity Law will become effective on June 1, 2017. In addition to focusing on cybersecurity, the law also details how companies are to handle personal information and data. In determining what is allowed and not allowed for handling personal information in China, it is important to examine The Decision on Strengthening Information Protection on Networks (2012), The Guidelines ... Read More »

Leading NBFC Home Credit India wins TransUnion-CIBIL Data Quality Award for 2016

Home Credit India, India’s leading NBFC and market leader in the small ticket size loan category* providing fast and easy loans mostly to first time loan takers in the country has become the proud recipient of the prestigious TransUnion CIBIL “Consumer Bureau Data Quality Award 2016 under “Member with the maximum improvement in data quality score during 2016” in the ... Read More »

60% of UK Consumers Want at Least Three Security Steps for Financial Protection

Research from Equifax reveals that 60% of consumers think that fewer than three security steps, including passwords, card readers or letters from a memorable word, are insufficient to assure their bank account is secure and not accessible by other people. The online survey, conducted by YouGov, found just over a fifth of the British population (21%) have previously had either ... Read More »

Xero Teams with Equifax to Provide Credit Reports

Accounting software provider Xero has partnered with Australian credit bureau Equifax to help bridge the knowledge gap between small and big business, piloting a new credit risk indicator feature which could help mitigate some of the risks around being paid on time and maintaining a healthy cash flow. These credit indicator reports allow small business owners to identify the credit ... Read More »

Experian Fiscal 2017 Revenue Up 6% (Organic 5%)

Experian reports strong growth across the B2B areas of Credit Services, Decision Analytics and Marketing Services Experian reported preliminary results for fiscal 2017 (ending March 31, 2017) with 6% total revenue growth, 5% organic revenue growth at constant currency, consistent with its target range.  On an ongoing activities basis Benchmark EBIT margin was up 60 basis points to 27.7%1, up ... Read More »

Experian to Make Companies’ Credit Moves Safer Overseas

Experian, the leading global financial information services company, said it plans to increase investment in the countries and regions related to the Belt and Road Initiative. It said the increased investment, especially in the Middle East, would better serve Chinese companies by offering them credit authorization, helping them link to cross-border trade partners and preventing fraud in overseas markets. “Chinese ... Read More »

Business Credit Reports Launches Innovative New Multi-Bureau Business Reports

Business Credit Reports Inc. has announced a new line of the most innovative and comprehensive business credit reports available, blending the best of Experian, Dun & Bradstreet, Equifax and others.  the new reports are packed with the best data from Experian, D&B, Equifax and other sources in a modern, user-friendly format. Business Credit Reports Inc., the largest independent provider of ... Read More »

Risky Business: Trend of Expanding Strategic Role of Financial Leaders Increases Scope for Mistakes

Risky Business: Trend of Expanding Strategic Role of Financial Leaders Increases scope for Mistakes In a recent survey, 97% of UK Financial Leaders say their role has changed over the last three years Seventy-one percent of respondents believe finance teams under too much pressure to be business protector and growth driver Over half of respondents (56%) feel board expectations are ... Read More »

Meet our Member the Credit Bureau of Brunei

The Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD) has, pursuant to Section 42A of the AMBD Order, 2010, established the Credit Bureau (“Biro Kredit”) ​with the objective to promote a sound credit culture within the country’s financial system. The Credit Bureau is a unit under the Regulatory & Supervision Department of AMBD.  In September 2012, the Credit Bureau commenced its services to ... Read More »

Australia Risk Climate: Overall Credit Applications Rose by 1.6%

Growth in business credit demand moderate, supported by strength in commercial mortgages Overall business credit applications rose +1.6% (vs March quarter 2016) Growth in business loan and asset finance applications rose, while trade credit applications fell (vs March quarter 2016) Growth in commercial mortgage applications increased +25.7% (vs March quarter 2016) The Quarterly Business Credit Demand Index by Equifax, which ... Read More »

Lexisnexis® Risk Solutions and Cortera Team to Provide Lenders with Better Information to Determine Small Business Creditworthiness

Blending Cortera B2B trade credit with LexisNexis® Risk Solutions alternative data enables lenders to make smarter credit decisions that expand their small business portfolios LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, a data and analytics company, announced that its robust suite of small business credit risk assessment products will soon incorporate trade credit from Cortera, the leading aggregator of business-to-business trade credit. It sources trade credit from ... Read More »

BIIA Welcomes Creditinfo Group as a Full Member

BIIA Thanks Credit Info for Renewing Their Membership

CREDITINFO is a global credit risk management industry player and the efficiency leader in facilitating access to finance by managing and creating data, especially in markets where there is none or few. Creditinfo provides risk management strategy, consulting, analytics, software and automated services. The company has direct presence in more than 25 countries and employs more than 450 professionals on a global basis.  CREDITINFO GROUP Address: Hofdabakka 9, ... Read More »